UFC Fight Night 96 Medical Suspensions: Will Brooks Out Indefinitely

Will Brooks

With every decision comes a consequence and for those fighters who took part in battle this past at UFC Fight Night 96, it’s their time to faces those consequences in the form of medical suspensions. This event was headlined by a bantamweight bout between John Lineker and former two-time UFC Flyweight Title challenger and TUF Team Bisping vs. Team Miller bantamweight winner John Dodson. Will Brooks vs. Alex Oliveira in a lightweight showdown was the co-main event. Rounding out the main card was Brandon Moreno vs. Louis Smolka and Josh Burkman vs. Zak Ottow.

Some of the more notable suspensions include Lineker being out for 30 days, Dodson and Oliveira being out for 7 days. Brooks was suspended indefinitely pending ER documentation and physical clearance.

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Here are the entire medical suspensions:

John Lineker: suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact

John Dodson: suspended 7 days

Alex Oliveira: suspended 7 days

Will Brooks: suspended indefinitely pending ER documentation and physical clearance

Zak Ottow: suspended 7 days

Josh Burkman: suspended 7 days

Brandon Moreno: suspended 7 days

Louis Smolka: suspended 7 days

Luis Henrique da Silva: suspended 7 days

Joachim Christensen: suspended 30 days

Andre Fili: suspended 14 days

Hacran Dias: suspended 7 days

Shamil Abdurakhimov: suspended 14 days with 7 days no contact

Walt Harris: suspended 7 days

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Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos: suspended 7 days

Keita Nakamura: suspended 7 days

Nate Marquardt: suspended 7 days

Tamdan McCrory: suspended 60 days

Ion Cutelaba: suspended 28 days

Jonathan Wilson: suspended 30 days

Curtis Blaydes: suspended 14 days

Cody East: suspended 45 days

Ketlen Vieira: suspended 7 days

Kelly Faszholz: suspended 7 days

UFC Fight Night 96 took place on October 1st, 2016 from the Moda Center in Portland, Ore. The UFC Fight Pass prelims began at 7:15 p.m. ET with four bouts while the FOX Sports 2 prelims aired at p.m. ET with four bouts. The main card began at 11 p.m. ET on FS1 with four bouts.